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Mikea Turner

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Washington, DC, United States

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  • 11Alive Atlanta

Recent articles by Mikea:

Recipe for Empowerment gala returns to DC

The Vicente Ferrer Foundation USA is celebrating 50 years of work throughout rural India. → Read More

This DC chef takes side dishes to the next level

From Lobster Mac'n'Cheese to roasted garlic mashed potatoes, these dishes are sure to please at your Thanksgiving. → Read More

Go-Go Awareness Week is almost over, but go-go culture is here to stay

It's the end of a week dedicated to celebrating DC music and culture while raising awareness about the importance of it. → Read More

City Life Raptors 8U youth football team needs help getting to nationals

The team is fundraising to pay for expenses to compete in the 2019 American Youth Football National Championships in Florida. → Read More

New student-run cafe to launch at Bowie State University this week

Bowie State University has partnered with Saxbys to bring the coffee company's experiential learning cafe, which will be the first at an HBCU. → Read More

Community invited to weigh in on school-to-prison pipeline in Prince George's County

The Prince George's County State's Attorney's Office and its partners are hosting an event to help reform the juvenile justice system in the Prince George's. → Read More

Local tattoo artist turns mastectomy scars into art

Two breast cancer survivors receive a complimentary tattoo to cover scars from their mastectomies. → Read More

'Bosom Buddy Baskets' aim to comfort breast cancer patients

A local nonprofit makes sure breast cancer patients undergoing surgery or treatment never feel alone by delivering special pink baskets filled with comfort items. → Read More

UPDATE: Girl who accused boys of pinning, cutting her hair, said she made the story up

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story has been updated to reflect the latest information on the 12-year-old girl who accused three boys of pinning her down and cutting her hair. → Read More

Six-grade boys pin down classmate, cut her dreadlocks calling them 'ugly' and 'nappy' at Virginia private school

Three sixth-grade boys are accused of pinning down a fellow classmate -- a 12-year-old girl -- on the playground and cutting her dreadlocks because they are "nappy" → Read More

UPDATE: Girl who accused boys of pinning, cutting her hair, said she made the story up

The sixth-grader who accused three boys of pinning her down and cutting her hair at the Immanuel Christian School playground said Monday the assault didn’t happen. → Read More

Fairfax County to discuss possible crackdown on ' curb to curb' panhandling Tuesday

On Tuesday the board will reconvene to discuss the proposal at its public safety committee meeting. → Read More

Fairfax County to discuss possible crackdown on curb-to-curb panhandling

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meets Tuesday to discuss the proposal at its safety committee meeting. → Read More

12th annual golf tournament supports employment program for disabled veterans

Since 2007, The Paralyzed Veterans Golf Open has raised more than $4 million for Paralyzed Veterans of America's PAVE Employment Program. → Read More

The 20th anniversary of the annual 'DC Walk to Defeat ALS' is weeks away

On Oct. 12, thousands will descend on the grounds of the Washington Monument to help support more than 700 families battling ALS across the region. → Read More

Community justice partners will join the Prince George's County State's Attorney's Office for Aisha Braveboy's address and discussion about the justic

Community justice partners will join the Prince George's County State's Attorney's Office for Aisha Braveboy's address and discussion about the justice system. → Read More

2 Montford Point Marines reflect on journey at segregated boot camp

The National Montford Point Marine Association is still trying to identify thousands of marines who haven't received a congressional gold medal. → Read More

Owner of popular coffee shop in Old Town Manassas inspires others through new book

The book, "On the Other Side of my Dream" can be purchased on Amazon. → Read More

Professional track runner from Bowie gives back to local student athletes

"If you have a passion, I believe you should do it," Asha Ruth, professional American sprinter, says. → Read More

Celebrity pastry chef to hold baking class for kids

The three-hour class is called "The Royal Prince and Princess Baking Class With SugaChef," and is coming to Hyatsville. → Read More